If your loved one's holiday wish list includes a smart TV, treadmill, robotic vacuum or wireless speaker, you'll want to make sure you're getting the best brand for your money.
Shop smarter this season by starting at consumerreports.org. Use your Worthington Libraries card to access consumerreports.org any time of the day or night through the library's website, worthingtonlibraries.org, and get access to valuable consumer information by impartial experts.
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization and its magazine has long provided unbiased product information. To maintain impartiality, it does not accept outside advertising or free samples. It employs mystery shoppers and technical experts to buy and test evaluated products.
Consumerreports.org offers access to the same consumer information available in the magazine, including side-by-side product rankings and ratings, all written by experts using state-of-the-art testing equipment to research products for consumer value.
Want to make better purchasing decisions on all the products you're shopping for on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season? Consumerreports.org has links to CR blogs, forums and videos.
If you're in the market for a new or new-to-you vehicle, consumerreports.org has reliability ratings and car-buying advice.
If you are looking for accurate, unbiased advice on health-related purchases, the website has expert reviews and ratings on health, fitness and food products and the latest on drugs, hospital safety and more.
Whether you're shopping for a smart speaker, preparing to test drive a Toyota or hunting for hearing aids, access consumerreports.org by starting at worthingtonlibraries.org. Click on the Explore tab at the top of the homepage, select "Databases A-Z" and click on "C."
Hillary Kline is a communications specialist for Worthington Libraries.